Hawaii- Big Island of Hawaii                    
Cochise College         

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Roger Weller, geology instructor   

wellerr@cochise.edu   copyright 2017-R.Weller


vesicular basalt with olivine-A
black sand beach near Hilo, Hawaii
The olivine crystals in basalt fro Hawaii are much smaller than those from
the San Carlos Indian Reservation in Arizona.
 


basalt-olivine                                                                                                                                       0058

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